Monthly Archives: May 2014

Sustainable Fabric Shopping – Etsy

Wow.  I promised to write this post up over two months ago!  I never realized it had been that long.  To be perfectly honest, it’s a pretty daunting task.  Etsy is huge and there are so many shops!  Added to

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Me Made May – Week 1

Otherwise known as the month of the selfie-in-my-bedroom-‘cuz-it’s-the-only-room-with-a-decent-mirror.  Maybe I’ll get the hang of it by the end.  Or at least get used to seeing myself in pictures. This first week was easy.  I wore my three favorite tops and

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A Crêpe of a Dress

I am completely and utterly in love with this dress!  It’s perfect, so absolutely perfect!  Look! Isn’t it perfect?  I love it! The pattern is Crepe by Colette Patterns.  I love the ease of the wrap dress but with the

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Photo Monday – Easter in Central Park

It’s the last Easter post, I promise! After walking up 5th Avenue, we had a bite to eat at the Plaza Hotel food court.  Yummy lobster rolls!  Oh, and there’s a place that has French style pâtisserie.  It was 7.50$

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Machine Knitting Primer – Part 2

In part 1, I talked about the basic knitting machine, i.e. the main bed, and everything it can do.  If you missed it, you can catch it here.  In part 2, I’ll cover the ribbing attachment, the yarn changer, and

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Me Made May – Kickoff!

And here’s my pledge: I, Raphaëlle from, sign up as a participant of Me-Made-May ’14. I endeavour to wear 4 items of handmade clothing per week for the duration of May 2014. I saw some people include their children

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